Welcome to TCAT Hartsville


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About Us

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville was created by the Department of Education. Classes began in June 1965, and have been operating continuously. The College is now governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

The College is located one mile east of Hartsville on Highway 25. Its setting is a beautiful 20-acre valley near the historic Cumberland River and Old Hickory Lake on Historic Avery Trace.

Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology have been provided in all sections of the state of Tennessee.  Their purpose is to meet the needs of residents of the State for occupational and technical training preparatory for entry into business and industry

Thank you for your interest in the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville. Your interest in the College indicates  that you desire a better future for yourself. The fact that you may choose  to give us the opportunity to convey our knowledge and skills to you pleases us very much. We are interested in you and your future.

TCAT Hartsville Mission

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville serves as the premier supplier of workforce development for Trousdale, Sumner, Wilson, Smith and Macon Counties. The College fulfill its mission by:
Providing competency-based training through superior quality, traditional and distance learning instruction methods that qualify completers for employment and job advancement;
Contributing to the economic and community development of the communities served by training and retraining employed workers;
Ensuring that programs and services are economical and accessible to all residents of Tennessee; and
Building relationships of trust with community, business, and industry leaders to supply highly skilled workers in areas of need.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville is accredited by:  

Council on Occupational Education (COE)

7840 Roswell Rd., Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350  (800) 917-2081

Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA)


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